Best Antivirus for Android

There are hundreds of antivirus apps in the Google Play Store, but these five stood out as the best of the best.

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By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
Best Antivirus for Android
1,500+ research hours
40+ antivirus tested
200+ malware removed
20+ hours of total scan time
6 antivirus recommended
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  2. Statista. (2020). Smartphone OS by age group in 2019.

  3. Pew Research Center. (2017). A third of Americans live in a household with three or more smartphones.